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Full Text of HB4259  102nd General Assembly

HB4259 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB4259

 

Introduced 1/5/2022, by Rep. Jonathan Carroll

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
215 ILCS 5/356z.53 new

    Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a group or individual policy of accident and health insurance that is amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after January 1, 2023 shall provide that a person who is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and chooses not to be vaccinated shall pay for health care expenses out-of-pocket if the person becomes hospitalized because of COVID-19 symptoms.


LRB102 21746 BMS 30865 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB4259LRB102 21746 BMS 30865 b

1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Illinois Insurance Code is amended by
5adding Section 356z.53 as follows:
 
6    (215 ILCS 5/356z.53 new)
7    Sec. 356z.53. Hospitalization for COVID-19. A group or
8individual policy of accident and health insurance that is
9amended, delivered, issued, or renewed on or after January 1,
102023 shall provide that a person who is eligible to receive a
11COVID-19 vaccine and chooses not to be vaccinated shall pay
12for health care expenses out-of-pocket if the person becomes
13hospitalized because of COVID-19 symptoms.